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Why are Japan's launch facilities so far north?

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What were the most impactful non-fatal failures on STS missions?

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What was the most inconsequential failure on an STS mission recorded in mission reports?

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Why was there only a single Falcon 9 landing on ground-pad in 2021?

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How 'space ready' was space shuttle prototype Enterprise?

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Why is unappetizing food brought along to space?

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Why will Superheavy/Starship have a landing pad so close to the launch pad?

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What is the purpose of the aft skirt on the Space Shuttle and SLS Solid Rocket Boosters?

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When did astronauts/cosmonauts start cleaning and vacuuming space stations?

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Why is the LOX header tank on Spacex Starship at the front of the vehicle?

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What is the speed of crew Dragon upon splashdown?

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For how long do the various earth-moon lagrangian points receive sunlight each month?

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How much of the recovery system does Spacex remove from a Falcon 9 when using it in an expended manner?

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Where will the fourth crew dragon astronaut sleep?

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Do astronauts on the ISS ever secure unpressurized cargo with an EVA to then be brought inside through an airlock?

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Would Dragon reenter safely if the nose cone stayed open?

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How are the Archival Samples of water on the ISS handled?

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What amount of unburned methane was released in the atmosphere during the Starship orbital test abort?

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What outdated components of Columbia made it heavier than the other Space Shuttles?

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Is Crew Dragon rated for any non-Spacex boosters?

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Why will the Soyuz MS-17 be relocated on the ISS?

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Has Falcon 9 block 5's design stopped evolving?

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Are there any considerations to build up would-be colonial newborns' immune systems when space outposts are designed to be as sterile as possible?

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Did the unmanned orbital test of the Buran shuttle yield any science results?

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What do non-NASA authorities do in regards to Planetary Protection?

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Have people in orbit ever been bothered by the difference between their orbit and the station's?

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Did astronauts and cosmonauts headed to the Mir space station go into quarantine before launch?

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Could the Space Shuttles other than Enterprise easily do drop tests from the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft?

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How sharp are the bits of sand and rock on mars?

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What launch vehicles of those compatible will Starliner actually use?